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 for Brigadier general
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brigadier general \Brig`a*dier" gen"er*al\ [F. brigadier, fr.
     brigade.] (Mil.)
     An officer in rank next above a colonel, and below a major
     general. He commands a brigade, and is sometimes called, by a
     shortening of his title, simple a brigadier.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brigadier general
      n 1: a general officer ranking below a major general [syn:
           brigadier, brigadier general]

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